Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Miscellaneous ramblings...

» Finnish band Hoedown covers I Shall Be Released on their new release Black & White
Thanks to Juhani Heino via Facebook

» Acoustic blues/rock band The Mojo Risers from Waiheke Island, New Zealand cover I Shall Be Released on their new CD Live at Artworks Theatre.
Thanks to Bill Hester

» Recent "Oldie" dis-cover-ies:
- Blowin' In The Wind by The Sounds of Youth, a Dayton Ohio youth chorus on their self-titled LP, ca. 1970(?)
- If You Gotta Go, Go Now by the duo Thomas Douglas (Thomas Willett + Douglas Rockwell) on the LP Sweet Land of Liberty (Freeway Records TDA1 - Las Vegas)
- El poderoso Quinn (Mighty Quinn) by The Sound and Company on a 1968 single from Argentinia. Performed in English.

» Yonder Mountain String Band performed Spanish Harlem Incident and It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry at their 8/15 show. Tracks or complete show download can be purchased from livedownloads.com

» Jeff Tweedy of Wilco played Simple Twist Of Fate at the Solid Sound Festival in North Adams, Massachusetts on 8/15. A torrent of his solo set is available at bt.etree.org

» Recent LMA 2-fers:
Bloodkin 8/20/10: You Ain't Goin' Nowhere + New Pony
Jemimah Puddleduck 8/6/10: Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You + It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
JGB 8/7/10: Simple Twist Of Fate + Tangled Up In Blue
Mark Paradis Band 8/21/10: Like A Rolling Stone + The Mighty Quinn
Shady Groove 8/13/10: Tangled Up In Blue + It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
The Thugz 8/2/10: Absolutely Sweet Marie + I Shall Be Released
Bob Walkenhorst 8/11/10: Like A Rolling Stone + The Times They Are A-Changin'

CD Baby dis-cover-ies
- All Along The Watchtower - 46 Long on Off The Rack
- Forever Young - Martin Tallstrom on Acoustics
- Knocking On Heaven's Door - Lisa Chavous and the Philadelphia Blues Messengers on Blues Addiction
- Born In Time + Need A Woman - Doc Bones & The Rattlesnakes on Outlaws & Lovers

» See the DataBase update for many more new covers. News reports, comments and suggestions are always welcome.

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